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MHA Board of Directors Names Schroeder Stribling As New President and Chief Executive Officer

Alexandria, VA – The following is a statement from the Board of Directors at Mental Health America:

Mental Health America, the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living…

Mental Health America Announces 2021 Award Winners

Alexandria, VA – Mental Health America (MHA) is announcing today the 2021 recipients of the Clifford W. Beers Award, the Betty Humphrey Equity Champion Award, the Innovation in Programming Award, the Media Award, the youth-focused…

Mental Health America Releases First-Ever State and County-Level Data Analyzing Suicide Risk During COVID-19

Alexandria, VA – Today Mental Health America released the first-ever state and county-level data analyzing potential suicide risk in the year 2020. The states and counties identified in the analysis represent those with the…

Chiming In Blog

By Kat McIntosh, Manager of Global Peer Support at Mental Health America Everyone deserves to feel pride in their mental health. Research shows that sharing the story of your mental illness can be empowering and may enhance a person’s self-esteem[1]. In…

By Steven Feldman, President of the Human-Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) Pets have been a bright spot in people’s lives throughout the pandemic, providing unconditional love and support. Approximately 11 million U.S. households brought home a new…

By Kat McIntosh, Manger of Global Peer Support at Mental Health America In mental health, a peer is usually used to refer to someone who shares the experience of living with a psychiatric disorder and/or addiction. Within this context, two people living…